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Have you ever heard of the "safety / doorknob" concept????

Old 07-23-05, 11:24 PM
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Have you ever heard of the "safety / doorknob" concept????

Years ago my cousins introduced me to the concept of "safety" and "doorknob". Basically, when you fart you must call "safety", and if someone beats you to it and calls "doorknob" you must run and touch a doorknob or else you keep getting punched until you touch a doorknob (not a handle, it must be a knob). Now are we people from clifton, nj a crazy bunch or is this something other people at least heard of if not practice???
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Oh my god - I had a friend that instigated that rule for us in high school too (90-94). Many mad pummelings followed as people raced for a doorknob.

I had no idea it went beyond my group of friends
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I'm sorry.
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Yeah, no idea how this sort of thing spreads. My cousins used to drive me crazy with it.
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"Punch Buggy"!
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In that case, SAFETY!

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Thank God the internet came along and did away with these silly customs.
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my son and i do this...
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For some strange reason, all my kids say "safety," but they've never incorporated the doorknob part. It's like "safety" replaces "excuse me" when adults aren't around.
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What do you do in a park or in the woods?
What if you only work in a place with handles, but not knobs?
What if I'm by myself, don't call 'safety' and have to find a doorknob? Do I pummel myself?
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No, and that sounds kind of lame.
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My husband's sister and her family do this lame shit. It's about the dumbest thing I've ever seen in my life.
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I'm sorry, there is nothing funnier than that 1.2 seconds between the fart and the words - and heaven help you if you don't say safety.

Some of you need to get a sense of humor
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I know about "safety words" but I don't know where the doorknobs fit in...
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I just fart.
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Originally Posted by littlefuzzy
I know about "safety words" but I don't know where the doorknobs fit in...

Doorknobs fit into lots of places.
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God, I remember this game now. Good times.
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Someone just brought it up at work. I remember that game from my childhood. Sometimes it got crazy because you could be outside in a large parking lot with no knob in sight.
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Probably ten years or so ago, my brother used to do this kind of stuff.
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I never heard of such thing. So what's the purpose for touching the doorknob? I can understand why you would call 'safety'. Not sure about doorknob part.
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Originally Posted by mookiemeister
I never heard of such thing. So what's the purpose for touching the doorknob? I can understand why you would call 'safety'. Not sure about doorknob part.
You understand why you would call 'safety?'

*cucko!*
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Originally Posted by mookiemeister
I never heard of such thing. So what's the purpose for touching the doorknob? I can understand why you would call 'safety'. Not sure about doorknob part.
Look, if someone starts beating you senseless and tells you that you need to touch a doorknob to stop it, you FIND that doorknob and you darn well TOUCH it. Don't ask questions, just do as your told and the beating stops, ya hear?

<font size=1>Of course, if someone hits me in the shoulder in a game like this, I just flat-out hit them back.... I don't play these games.</font>
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Oh yeah, I remember the boys playing this in kindergarten and it continued all they way through high school. Everyone once in awhile someone will still randomly say "safety" and everyone knows to clear the room.
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no i have never heard of such a thing.
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